Basil resigns from National Organiser post

15 January 2015 - 78   - 0

Former Minister Basil Rajapaksa has resigned from Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) National Organiser post accepting full responsibility for the defeat of Ex President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the presidential election, a spokesperson said. He has sent his resignation letter to the General Secretary of SLFP Anura Priyadarshana Yapa from United States. He said he will continue to remain as a Member of Parliament (MP) in the United Peoples' Freedom Alliance (UPFA). He thanked his party supporters and officials who conducted the polls.    

  Comments - 0

  • Leave a comment

Top Stories

Sri Lanka’s strategic location is important for foreign businesses

Sri Lanka has a Free Trade Agreement with Pakistan and is negotiating a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement with China, Thailand and Bangladesh. ...

16 September 2019 - Views : 26

Lotus Tower declared open, see pictures inside

16 September 2019

In pictures : Mock hostage and rescue operation at BMICH

16 September 2019

TNA breakaway groups stage political rally in North voicing concerns

16 September 2019



Features & Analysis

Darshani Arulanandam's tribute performance to poet Subramanya Bharathi

The Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (SVCC), High Commission of India, Colombo, will be Organizing an evening of Bha...

Otara among 25 chosen personalities to name endangered baby gorillas in Rwanda

Sri Lankan entrepreneur, Otara Gunewardene was invited by the Rwandan Government as an honorary guest to name a ...

Environmentalists, conservationists gather for tropical biodiversity conference in Sri Lanka

The 12th Asia-Pacific Chapter Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) got underw...

Shakespeare Drama Competition to get underway this month

The All Island Inter-School Shakespeare Drama Competition is back for the 46th year. The competition is organize...